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Teodoro Locsin Jr.

Human Rights Watch defined the comments made by Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. on an Iceland-backed UN resolution to explore the drug war in the Philippines as outrageous and malicious. HRW Philippine Investigator said that it demonstrates the Philippine government’s despair to frustrate accountability for its atrocious drug war. The UN resolution encouraged the Philippine government to avoid extrajudicial executions and officially called on the Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to

Pedicab driver shot by Quezon police, rearrested without warrant: Diokno

Pedicab driver Roger Herrero who survived being shot by police in Quezon province last year was re-arrested without warrant Friday. Herrero was allegedly seized by police in November 2018 and was enforced to admit to a string of robbery cases in Agdangan, Quezon. He was shot in the face by his captors, but was able to survive despite a shattered jaw. Human rights lawyer and senatorial candidate Chel Diokno who